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EPIGRAM: TO AN UGLY WOMAN WITH A SWEET VOICE, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: When first I met thee - in the dark alone
Last Line: But when I saw thee, I was well again!
Alternate Author Name(s): Martial
Subject(s): Ugliness; Voices


WHEN first I met thee -- in the dark alone --
And heard entranced thy voice's dulcet tone,
My heart was pierced with love's delicious pain;
But when I saw thee, I was well again!





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